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gas·works

 (găs′wûrks′)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
A factory where gas for heating and lighting is produced. Also called gashouse.

gasworks

(ˈɡæsˌwɜːks)
n
(Chemical Engineering) (functioning as singular) a plant in which gas, esp coal gas, is made

gas•works

(ˈgæsˌwɜrks)

n., pl. -works. (used with a sing. v.)
a plant where heating and illuminating gas is manufactured and piped to consumers. Also called gashouse.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gasworks - the workplace where coal gas is manufactured
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
مصنَع الغاز
plynárna
gasværk
gázmûvek
gasveita
plynáreň
gazhane

gasworks

[ˈgæswɜːks] NSING or NPLfábrica f de gas

gasworks

[ˈgæswɜːrks] nusine f à gaz

gasworks

n sing or plGaswerk nt

gasworks

[ˈgæsˌwɜːks] nsg or nplimpianto di produzione del gas

gas

(gӕs) noun
1. a substance like air. Oxygen is a gas.
2. any gas which is used for heating, cooking etc.
3. a gas which is used by dentists as an anaesthetic.
4. a poisonous or irritating gas used in war etc. The police used tear gas to control the riot.
verbpast tense, past participle gassed
to poison or kill (a person or animal) with gas. He was gassed during World War I.
gaseous (ˈgӕsiəs) adjective
of or like (a) gas. a gaseous substance.
ˈgassy adjective
full of gas. gassy lemonade.
ˈgassiness noun
gas chamber
a room in which people are killed by means of gas. Many people were sent to the gas chamber in World War II.
gas mask
something which is used to cover the face to prevent a person breathing poisonous gas.
gas meter
an instrument which measures the amount of gas which is used.
gasoline, gasolene (ˈgӕsəliːn) noun
(American. also gas) petrol.
gas station
(American) a petrol station.
ˈgasworks noun singular
a place where gas is made. The gasworks is rather an ugly building.
References in classic literature ?
But the gasworks were never forgotten, and when Lady Brandon mentioned, as a piece of delightful news, that she had found out their old school companion, and had asked her to join them, Gertrude was not quite pleased.
That was near the bridge that crosses the canal by the gasworks.
There was a noise of business from the gasworks, and the electric lamps were all alight.
Yet for all its effect on Dudley Pickering it might have been a gasworks.
Address : The Old Gasworks Business Park BT34 2DE IE Kilmorey Street Newry
HUDDERSFIELD BROAD CANAL (Especially Gasworks Street) According to folklore, drinkers leaving the Gasworks Club have reported seeing a shadowy figure patrolling the derelict gas works site - believed to be the ghost of Old Joe.
In Belfast, two local actors have re-imagined the zip line scene, with a comic twist, at the clock tower in the Gasworks area of the city centre.
People are being encouraged to bring and share their stories and photographs of Grange Gardens, the Ferry Road gasworks and Grangetown more widely.
An Ayrton Senna is payable every time a rising star - let's call him Shuggie McGlumpher - catches the eye of a senior club who can legitimately offer him a pro youth deal when he's still signed to Gasworks United.
HISTORIC former gasworks which has lain empty for years could be brought back into community use as a church centre and cafe.
A FORMER gasworks in a seaside village has been "gifted" to the area by National Grid as a green space.
The school visit was also an opportunity for National Grid to tell the pupils about the clean-up work at the nearby former gasworks site on Abbotts Lane.